SINGAPORE : Two men have died after an industrial accident at Chemicals Specialities on Jurong Island on Saturday.
The incident happened at about 11am.
Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) personnel said the roof of a cylindrical tank had blown off as a result of the accident.
The cylindrical tank contained chemicals used in the manufacturing of brake fluids.
The Manpower Ministry said its preliminary findings reveal that the Malaysian workers were installing piping to various tanks when one of the tanks exploded.
The Ministry has instructed Chemical Specialties to stop all installation works on the plant.
Investigations by the Manpower Ministry and SCDF are ongoing. — CNA/ms